Suffering an injury on the job is bad enough with all of its attendant pain and disability. However, when the insurance company works overtime in suspicion of your claim, making it difficult to obtain the benefits to which you are entitled, it can make the situation even worse. In fact, some insurance companies will […]
When a 40-ton truck is involved in a crash, the results often involve a significant amount of property damage, and even worse, serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers. Attempting to determine fault in these commercial trucking accidents is not always a simple matter. Modern tractor trailers are now equipped with an […]
When you are injured while in the course of your job, or have developed an illness related to your job, you should be covered by workers’ compensation. We have put together this group of videos to help you understand some different situations where you would be covered by workers’ compensation in Maryland.
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Maybe you have experienced this scenario recently on the road: You are driving behind a vehicle on your way home, or to school or work, and notice the car in front of you is drifting back and forth close to the edge of the lane. As you take a closer look, you see the […]
Congratulations, Bruce Plaxen, on Your Election to PAC Chair for the Maryland Association for Justice!
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is proud to announce that firm founder Bruce Plaxen has been elected to serve as the Chair of the Maryland Association for Justice’s Political Action Committee (MAJ PAC). Bruce held this position from 2001 to 2016. During his time as PAC Chair, Bruce was honored with MAJ’s President’s Award, in […]
Under criminal law in Maryland, it is a criminal offense to terminate an employee for the simple act of filing a workers’ compensation claim. However, in order for your employer to be found guilty of this charge, you will have to prove they terminated you for the specific reason that you filed the workers’ […]
Every year, over 1000 Americans are killed in hit-and-run accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the rate of these hit-and-run crashes is increasing across the nation. Throughout the three year spanning from 2014 to 2016, the NHTSA recorded a nearly 30 percent increase in fatal hit-and-run accidents. In 2016, 2049 […]
There are millions of babies born every year in the U.S. We are often told that we have one of the most advanced healthcare systems in the world, and so we pour billions into medical and scientific advances. It is fair to assume that giving birth would be safe, after all these years and […]
If you ride a motorcycle you have the same rights to operate on the roadways as other motorists do. This means other drivers must yield right-of-way to you when required by traffic laws. However, despite these laws, every year thousands of motorcycle crashes occurred that involve another driver’s failure to properly yield to a […]